Entries by Gavin Jordan

Iceland Foods and McDonald’s Packaging Pledge

  McDonald’s have said that all of its packaging worldwide will come from sustainable sources by 2025, and Iceland Foods have promised that there own label packaging will be free of plastics by the end of 2023. McDonald’s is already aiming for all of its paper and card packaging, such as burger boxes or paper […]

National Tree Week 25th November – 3rd December

  National Tree Week takes place from the 25th of November to the 3rd of December, and is the UK’s biggest annual festival of trees. Trees supply us with food, fuel and building materials, they can help reduce flooding, clean our polluted air and water supplies and the provide a habitat for a range of […]

PEFC Forest Certification Week

Next week 13th – 17th November 2017 is the PEFC Forest Certification Week. It includes the PEFC General Assembly, meeting and workshops dedicated to members and invited guests. It comes to a close with the two day PEFC Stakeholder Dialogue, which is open to everybody. This year they are focusing on Making Certification Smart, as […]

FSC General Assembly 2017

Last week saw the FSC General Assembly taking place in Vancouver. The FSC General Assembly takes place every 3 years, and is an opportunity for the FSC International Membership to come together to discuss the challenges and solutions of responsible forest management, and the future direction of the organisation. The general assembly of FSC members […]

PEFC Label Generation

Any company that has already obtained a valid PEFC Logo Usage License can use the PEFC Label Generator. It is easy to use and its intuitive online tool generates PEFC labels in a matter of minutes. It provides you with everything you need to put a PEFC label on your products or promotional materials. With […]

Today Is FSC Friday

Friday the 29th of September is FSC Friday. FSC helps take care of forests and the people and the wildlife who call them home and is recognised by the WWF as the ‘hallmark of responsible forest management@. FSC certified businesses have voluntarily taken the step to ensure that the wood, paper and other forest-based materials […]

Register For FSC Friday

If you are an FSC Certificate or Licence holder in the UK, there is still time to register for the FSC Friday digital resource pack. You can do so for free on the FSC website here. It is a great opportunity to inform and educate people – including employees, students, groups and the general public […]

How Could PEFC Benefit Your Business?

PEFC is the Programme for the Endorsement of Forest Certification, and is the world’s leading forest certification system. More than 300 million hectares of forests are certified to PEFC’s internationally recognised Sustainability Benchmarks. These supply more than 18,000 Chain of Custody certified companies globally with responsibly sourced timber and wood-based products. PEFC was founded by […]